GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY  

Teen Refugee Integration + Community Building

 

PROPOSAL 

How do we welcome the world's displaced citizens into a better shared future? The Artivist Nest will be hosting a 7 day residential program for 12 young refugees, artists and social activists in Monterosi, Italy. This creative retreat will be led by a team of experienced facilitators with expertise in group dynamics, arts-based facilitation, experiential learning, social change and leadership skills. The participants will be guided through a process that will support collaboration, community building and creative expression. Outcomes will include increased self-confidence, new found practical skills of creative expression and a strengthened belief in their ability to make positive change in their own lives and in their communities.

PROGRAM IN DEVELOPMENT

7 day program to include dance, choreography, music, video production, story telling, fireside chats and rituals, grief and trauma exercises, collaborative meal prep and cooking, shared meals, walks ++

 

LOCATION 

Monterosi, Viterbo, Italy 

HOSTS 

Villa Farnia

 

DATE 

Fall 2021

PROSPECTIVE PARTICIPANTS 

+ Comunita' di Sant'Egidio, Rome

FACILITATORS

+ Gani Naylor

MENTORS  

+ Selma Turajlic

+ Miriam Nabaro

ART OUTPUT 

+ Documentary, Christina Zachariades, Doc Nomads 

+ Photography, Miriam Nabaro

INSPIRATIONS + REFERENCES 

+ Partnership for Youth Empowerment - PYE 

+ Elisa Sednaoui Foundation 

+ Amazing People of The World - APOW 

+ Joanna Macy